Mangaland: A Tokyo Retrospective, marking photographer James Whitlow Delano's 20 years working in Japan. Since he visited the city of Tokyo in the spring of 1993 at a friend’s urging, James Whitlow Delano has become one of the most informed photographic eyes on Japanese culture. Delano’s substantial oeuvre of photography in Asia, characterized by his ethereal use of vignette and partial defocus, present a complex tableau of a society at once jaded yet naive, resilient yet vulnerable.
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